Mind Shift, an educational website that explores the future of education, has reported that when students learn how to identify, analyze, and use their own learning data, they can set personal learning goals informed by data they understand. And in Robert Marzano’s book The Art and Science of Teaching, his research shows a 32 percentile point gain in achievement when students track their own progress. Education Week’s Kimberly Long explores the potential of empowering students with data here.